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John Hughes

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  • 'Ghostbusters' Star Harold Ramis Dies at 69

    Harold Ramis, the estimable comedy writer, director and actor whose resume includes "Groundhog Day," "Ghostbusters," "Animal House," "Caddyshack" and "National Lampoon's Vacation," died on Monday at age 69. The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of...
  • Go Away With ... Molly Ringwald

    Go Away With ... Molly Ringwald
    As John Hughes' muse, Molly Ringwald starred in a trilogy of films ("Sixteen Candles," "Breakfast Club," "Pretty in Pink") that sweetly encapsulated the teen angst of the '80s. Now 45, Ringwald (who played the mother of the lead character in the series...
  • TV Picks: 'Enlisted,' 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,' 'Halt and Catch Fire'

    TV Picks: 'Enlisted,' 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,' 'Halt and Catch Fire'
    "Enlisted" (Fox, Sundays). Kevin Biegel's sweet, old-school stateside service comedy, though already canceled, is not quite dead quite yet. Like a spirit suspended between two worlds, it returns to the air this week to conclude its unfinished business:...
  • 'Ferris Bueller' House Sells for $1.06 Million

    Fans of '80s classic movies will be jealous of a recent real estate deal: The famous glass house from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" has sold for $1.06 million. The Chicago-area home, which gained fame for being featured as the house of Cameron Fyre's...
  • MOVIES

    MOVIES
    "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": On Wednesday at Broward and Palm Beach movie theaters, in an effort to fuel the ... anyone? Anyone? ... fandom over one of the greatest John Hughes movies, is screening ... anyone? Anyone? ... Matthew Broderick? "Danke Schoen"?...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • The Contenders: Timothy Olyphant of 'Justified'

    The Contenders: Timothy Olyphant of 'Justified'
    "Justified" just finished a typically terrific fourth season that featured the Detroit Mafia invading Kentucky, a marriage proposal from antihero Boyd Crowder to his love Ava and Patton Oswalt playing a constable who takes it (and takes it) on the chin...
  • Album review: The Strokes, 'Comedown Machine'

    Album review: The Strokes, 'Comedown Machine'
    *** (out of four) A decidedly more '80s version of The Strokes shows up for "Comedown Machine," the New York outfit's fifth major release. How '80s is this record? It's so '80s that there's actually a song called "'80s Comedown Machine." It'd be a...
  • The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure

    The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure
    If Wikipedia is correct — and why wouldn't a website that anyone in the world can log onto and change its content be correct? — only .5 percent of school-age children attend boarding schools. If that's the case, how can there be so many...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   The Ellen DeGeneres Show The Tonight Show...
  • Has David O. Russell gone all soft and cuddly?

    Has David O. Russell gone all soft and cuddly?
    Toward the end of "American Hustle," the new film from comedy-drama laureate David O. Russell, a man describes his hard-won epiphany. "The art of survival," says the character, a con man played with toupee-ish shiftiness by Christian Bale, "is a story...